The trio fired a droid attack flare into the sky to warn the unsuspecting Republic forces, and, above, the Clone Commander CC-2224 "Cody" and Captain CT-7567 "Rex" saw the warning flare and blasted the disguised droid that had just greeted them. By: Liontalon. Echo and Fives joined the 501st Legion under the command of Captain Rex and were quickly promoted to ARC Troopers. In a surprise to Bric, the clone cadets managed to strategize and used the citadel's blaster cannons to scale the tower after neutralizing them, leading to their success. Rex with Cody, Echo, Fives and Hevy at the Rishi station Right as they saw the troopers, a Rishi eel attacked again, but Rex shot it in the eye and it fell dead. In Rex’s shock and horror, we found our own. [9] Following his rescue from Separatist capture, Echo was outfitted with new armor on Anaxes that covered his cybernetic parts and was also clad in blue—[6]the same shade that was once on his ARC trooper armor. Echo and Fives reunited with 99 on their return to Kamino, where 99 lost his life during the subsequent battle. [6] Echo became known as the Hero of Anaxes and was promoted to be a Clone Corporal. Echo's socket arm remained intact, and he was eager to fight back against the Separatists. Echo and the others were then cornered in the barracks, where they set a trap for the oncoming battle droids using the bunks as cover for the cadets. The two saw three figures and Rex ordered them to take off their helmets, to find they were the clone survivors, Hevy, Fives, and Echo. In Season 3, Episodes 18 through 20 — “The Citadel,” “Counter Attack,” and “Citadel Rescue” — a team of Jedi and Clone troopers head to the Citadel, an impenetrable prison where Master Even Piell was being held. Series Once the battle droids surrounded the Jedi, Trench believed himself on the verge of victory until Echo remotely sent a large feedback pulse that overloaded all of the battle droids' circuitry and left the Jedi victorious. [7][8] With his new rank, Echo was issued standard ARC trooper armor and he clad it in blue paint;[8] this armor, along with his helmet, was destroyed when he was nearly killed on Lola Sayu. Echo was subsequently unable to resist the Separatist capture that followed.[4]. [5], The character of Echo made his first appearance in the television episode "Rookies," the fifth episode of the premiere season of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series in 2008. Echo attempted to stop the droid, carrying a personal riot shield as he fired his blaster pistol towards it, but ultimately failed. Skywalker led Tarkin alongside Echo and Fives into the fortress's tunnels, an advantage Fives noted they had due to old Citadel archive data they possessed. Unbeknownst to Echo or the rest of the stationed clones, the Separatist Alliance General Grievous planned on invading Kamino with a fleet of Munificent-class star frigates and Droid Control Ships, all of which were in orbit near the Rishi moon. This article or section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of article quality. Once aboard, Echo and the infiltration crew made their way to a nearby communications vault, where Tech rigged an interface for Echo to use and masked his signal, making it appear as if Echo was still transmitting from Skako Minor. Remove this message when finished. [3] Following his Separatist capture, Echo's skin became pale during his time in stasis and his body was outfitted with numerous cybernetic implants[4]—including a socket-arm in place of his right hand—but his body became weak and emaciated.[5]. [1] He sarcastically[3] received the nickname "Echo" for having a tendency to repeat orders during training exercises, annoying his fellow troopers. The two experienced clone troopers were then attacked by the droid commandos that had been hiding nearby, and their shuttle was destroyed by a thermal detonator. During Echo's time as a cadet, he and the rest of Domino Squad wore a green-colored variation of training armor, which had his cadet designation number—CT-21-0408—written in Aurebesh on his upper left leg's armor plating. Warning: SPOILERS ahead for The Clone Wars season 7 premiere.. You can see the original death below. He was on the Domino Squad for his training for the Citadel Challenge. Echo and his teammates at the Rishi moon were referred to as "shinies" by Captain Rex, due to their new armor being unscathed and for Echo's inexperience with combat. CT-1409 was born on the planet Kamino, as all the clone troopers of the Galactic Republic were. Despite the seeming simplicity of their post, the former Domino Squad did not realize the importance of the Rishi Station, as it was a listening post to ensure that no attack came to Kamino, their homeworld, by broadcasting a continuous all-clear signal. After it was set, the clone troopers prepared to make their exit from the base, but the remote detonator failed, forcing Hevy to manually detonate it instead as Echo and the others escaped. Subsequently, the astromech droid R2-D2 and a group of reprogrammed battle droids piloted the shuttle into Separatist space over Lola Sayu. On the mock-battlefield, Echo and Domino Squad were expected to face nonlethal battle droids and climb to the top of a citadel. Echo was trained on Kamino to be a soldier. Echo, for the The Clone Wars Legacy unfinished episodes, was conceptualized and appeared as a cyborg following his apparent death in The Clone Wars. The droid successfully fired upon the crew's escape shuttle, causing a large explosion that caught Echo in the blast. Yoda's Journey. During an assault on The Citadel to rescue Jedi Master Even Piell and Captain Tarkin in The Clone Wars season 3, Echo was guarding an escape shuttle that came under fire and was destroyed, appearing to kill Echo. He became an unwitting pawn for the Separatists during their campaign on Anaxes, led by Admiral Trench. I love both Winter Soldier and Clone Wars and this happened; I'm Sorry; Implied/Referenced Torture; Poor Echo; Echo needs a hug; Summary. Echo commonly used a DC-15 Blaster Pistol blaster in battle, also donning several Thermal Detonatorson his person during some missions. [4] Immediately afterward, Tambor surrounded the stasis chamber and threatened the crew with the Decimator droid, but Echo, once Tech safely disconnected him from the computer system, was able to aid in their escape, using the knowledge of the base he acquired during his time spent connected to its computers. RELATED: Star Wars: Clone Wars Season 7's Original Plan (& What Changed). Meanwhile, 99 assisted Havoc's company by supplying blaster rifles, but Havoc was killed shortly after demanding the malformed clone take refuge. To learn how the Separatists were predicting his strategies, Rex and Commander Cody intended to lead a squad into Separatist lines to the Cyber Center. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Echo insisted that the squad simply follow orders to pass their training, for which he was mocked by Hevy as the squad cast blame for the failure on each other. Echo and the others were then forced by Rex to remove their helmets to prove they were not droids, just moments before a Rishi eel attacked the clones again before it was killed by the Clone Captain with a single shot to the eye. After being held captive under the Separatists for several months, Echo became honorably discharged and serve… [8], The weather was too violent for the clone troopers to use jetpacks to climb the Citadel prison wall, so they used ascension cables and climbed by hand. Echo remained loyal to the Republic despite his tribulations, showing bravery and courage numerous times over during his career. Echo’s death was the first time we considered the life of a soldier trapped in a star war. Echo was commended for his bravery and absorbed into the 501st Legion. Prior to rescuing Echo, both Skywalker and Hunter considered the option that Echo was dead.[4]. Cybernetic right socket arm[5] and legs, neural and respiratory systems[4] ”Koho” - Killed offscreen by Cad Bane. Colt reprimanded Echo and the others for breaking the most important rule of working as one. Victory and Death (Script) Star Wars: The Clone Wars. [1] After his induction into the Grand Army of the Republic, Echo bore the standard white armor that all clone troopers were issued. Male[2] [3] Although inexperienced at the time of the Rishi moon incident,[2] Echo adapted quickly to battle using both his mental and military training. However, the squad was unable to work together yet again, automatically failing the test when they chose to leave an injured Droidbait behind. Echo ensured his allies that Tambor, despite his Separatist allegiance, knew that Trench would have him killed if he found out Echo was no longer in Separatist hands. Overseen by Siniteen Sergeant B… Rex suggested the clones instead destroy the Rishi Station, which would force the all-clear signal to cease, warning any nearby Republic fleets. Jesse was one of the longest surviving clones in the series, and one of the most endearing with his sense of humor,… [9] When The Clone Wars series was canceled, numerous concepts and episodes featuring Echo went unfinished, but the series directing supervisor, Dave Filoni, teased that Echo would return following the premiere of the final season of The Clone Wars.[15]. CT-1409"Echo" Echo served under Clone Sergeant O'Niner, and took a liking to the quiet outpost, using the time to catch up on Republic army regulations. Echo was able to use his cybernetic implants to the Republic's advantage—by feeding the Separatists false strategies—up until his signal was jammed by Admiral Trench. When Echo tried to secure a transport to make an escape from the Citadel, he was caught in an explosion that seemingly killed him. Once finished, remove this notice. [12], Once back in secured Republic territory on Anaxes, Echo underwent refinements and was fashioned with new cybernetics that covered most of his body. Captain Rex, Wolffe, and Gregor all had their story continue into Star Wars: Rebels (and beyond), but many others, including Echo, ended when The Clone Wars was canceled after Disney acquired Lucasfilm. Explore all of Wookieepedia's media for this article subject: Wookieepedia is a FANDOM Movies Community. [6], All clones were built to be loyal to the Republic, and Echo was no exception. Piell fled the Citadel with the rest of the group, getting chased down by Anooba. Also standard for ARCs, he had a double pauldron, a rangefinder, a kam… Along with Clone Force 99—the experimentally enhanced clone commandos Crosshair, Hunter, Tech, and Wrecker, who called themselves the "Bad Batch"—Rex infiltrated the Cyber Center and discovered the source of Trench's strategic signal. Following his capture by the Separatists, Echo was transformed into a cyborg. He was thought to have been killed in said blast, as Fives and the others saw only his charred helmet. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. ” Denal “ - Shot in the chest by Cad Bane. Echo and company were frozen in carbonite for their trip to Lola Sayu, which masked their life signs to the prison droids. [2], Once at the blast doors of the Rishi Station, Rex successfully tricked the droids inside to open the entrance, and the group blasted their way through the remaining droids. Echo and Fives both tried to inspire confidence in the clone cadets, reminding them that they were fighting for their home.[7]. He also had Twin DC-17 Blaster Pistols and a DC-15 Blaster Rifle, but they were not commonly seen in his hands. After the mission, Echo decided to join Clone Force 99. In the barracks, Rex looked at a picture of him with Fives and Echo, telling Cody that the strategies used by the droids were ones he had made with Echo. Hevy and Cutup became good friends, and during their break, they arm wrestled, while listening to the holonet until their Sergeant interrupted. I have changed some of the plot. The final arc of season six of The Clone Wars, just before its cancellation, followed … Screen Rant features editor and social media maven, Stephen has been writing for the site since 2016 and enjoys all manner of movies and TV, especially when it gives reason to obsess over minor irrelevant continuity minutiae. Although Rex was hesitant due to Echo's physical state, Windu was open to Echo's plan of infiltration. Stephen has been infatuated with movie magic on screen )and also peeking behind the scenes to demystify them) since wearing out his VHS copy of The Making of Star Wars when he was 7 years old and crazy about the deep lore of fictional universes ever since reading the Silmarillion when he was 9. Echo and Fives received orders from ARC trooper Havoc during the Battle of Kamino to take up sniper positions. Rex and Codythen l… [2] For their bravery as rookies and as the sole survivors of their post, Echo and Fives were commended by the Jedi Generals Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker aboard Kenobi's Venator-class Star Destroyer, the Resolute, and were absorbed as members of Skywalker's 501st Legion.[2][3]. Echo was kept in stasis and became an unwitting pawn for the Separatists, feeding them Republic strategies up until his rescue by Rex. [4] Despite the capture he had been through,[4] Echo remained true to the Republic and saved Anaxes. Echo emerges. [3] Tambor had the intention of using the clone for counterintelligence, accessing Echo's knowledge of strategic Republic algorithms, as, despite claiming neutrality in the war, the Techno Union was secretly allied with Separatists. Rancor Battalion leaders Commanders Colt, Havoc, and Blitz, arrived to train cadets and give their final grade. Fives was a trainee on Kamino to become a soldier. Galactic Republic[2]Domino Squad[1]Rishi Station unit[2]501st Legion[2]Clone Force 99[6]Confederacy of Independent Systems (unwillingly)[4]Techno Union (unwillingly)[4] Once the all-clear signal stopped broadcasting, the Republic fleet, realizing that invasion could be imminent, entered the Rishi system and engaged Grievous' fleet, forcing the outnumbered Separatist General to flee. H… Disney does! Biographical information They succeeded, and, in turn, Echo used his cybernetic capabilities to turn the tide against the Separatists on Anaxes, leading to the Republic's victory. The next day, Echo and Domino Squad went into the challenge with a renewed inspiration; Hevy had received encouragement from the malformed clone 99, a member of the maintenance crew, while Cutup had proved resilient when Bric tried to goad him into a fight. 1. Once there, Tech opened Echo's stasis chamber and Rex pulled him free. Also known as CT-1409, Echo was a member of Domino Squad on Kamino before graduating and joining the fight against the Separatists. Shaak Ti observed that Echo had issues adapting to the battlefield, as he was too busy trying to impose the rules of the exercise on his squad-mates, and Bric wanted to flatly abandon the whole squad. [1], During one of their final training exercises, Echo and Domino Squad—the cadets CT-4040 "Cutup," CT-00-2010"Droidbait," CT-5555 "Fives," and CT-782 "Hevy"—had failed to work together on the field, causing them to fight amongst each other. [2] Echo carried this stamped handprint on his armor for the rest of his time with the 501st, even after his promotion to the rank of ARC trooper. The severely injured Echo was taken prisoner by Separatist forces, where he was sold to the foreman of the Techno Union, Wat Tambor. Cybernetics [11] However, in the Star Wars sourcebook Ultimate Star Wars, released after the premiere of The Clone Wars Legacy episodes, Echo was identified by a different designation number, CT-21-0408. Echo and the others, whom Rex had been referring to as "shinies" for their unscathed armor, experienced their first droid kills during the assault. Echo and Fives, desiring a better sniping position, agreed on making their way to the armory with 99 and a group of cadets that had been separated from the others. Physical description Tambor took Echo to Skako Minor, where the clone trooper was placed in stasis—preventing him from regaining control of his consciousness—and forced to remotely feed information for the Separatists' campaign on the planet Anaxes. Some time after the assault on Kamino during the Clone Wars, the Lannik Jedi Master Even Piell was captured by the Separatists for his knowledge of the coordinates to the Nexus Route, a vital hyperspace route for the Republic. They were met with resistance, including numerous crab droids and battle droids on STAP repulsorcraft, as well as the threat of laser turrets positioned around the airfield.[9]. Echo and his team coherently made their way through the battle droids on the battlefield, making it to the citadel without trouble. Once the clones made it outside, Hevy was unable to follow after he was gunned down, but he successfully set off the detonator, completely obliterating the Rishi Station and the battle droids in the explosion. After Rex killed a Rishi eel in defense of Echo and the clone troopers before they took back the Rishi Station, he stamped his hand, covered in the eel's blood, on Echo's armor. The 501st, including Echo and Fives, was tasked with Piell's rescue, led by Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Human (clone)[2] Like all clones, Echo was a genetic copy of the once renowned bounty hunter Jango Fett, although, due to the millions of clones straining what DNA was left of the deceased Fett, it was speculated by the Kaminoan Administrator Lama Su that Echo, along with the other cadets in his unit, was too deficient to be a soldier. [5] Despite being unfinished, the episodes, like the rest of The Clone Wars series, are considered part of the official Star Wars canon by the Lucasfilm Story Group. 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